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1,800 Homeless Come To Convention Center For Help

The 14th annual Project Homeless Connect in Minneapolis is underway at the Convention Center. They will serve about 1,800 people at the event, providing those in need with a variety of different services.

12/10/2012

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Police Pull Homeless Man’s Body From Mississippi

A homeless man died Saturday afternoon after he slipped into the Mississippi River, authorities say.

12/08/2012

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Cop Helps Homeless Man

Great heartwarming story

11/29/2012

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With Low Mpls. Vacancy Rates, Shelter Numbers Swell

People Serving People’s headquarters are in the shadows of the Metrodome, The ten-story, 110,000-square-foot building houses some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community.

11/03/2012

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1 Of 2 Men Sentenced In Homeless Man’s Beating Death

A Richfield teen has been sentenced to five years in prison for the beating death of a homeless man in North Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

10/17/2012

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Minneapolis’ New Facility Can Take 300 Homeless Off The Street

On any given night in Minneapolis, between 300 and 400 people have no place to sleep. The tough economy has the city’s homeless population soaring — making the need for housing crucial. Now, Minneapolis has a new facility that will take more than 300 people off the streets.

09/18/2012

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Fargo-Area Shelters Report Unprecedented Demand

Homeless shelters in the Fargo-Moorhead area report unprecedented demand this summer. New Life Center Assistant Director Rob Swiers tells The Forum newspaper that that shelter turned away 178 men in June and July because of a lack of space.

09/10/2012

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Peavey Plaza Homeless Find Confusion At Hands Of Cops, Church

For months, Peavey Plaza housed members of the Occupy Movement. But it quickly became a place that business owners and police call “a problem.” Police say the increasing poor conditions for people living at Peavey Plaza led to a 300 percent increase in arrests in that area.

07/28/2012

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Police: Peavey Plaza Temporarily Closed, Arrests Up 300%

Peavey Plaza is being temporarily closed for cleaning and maintenance, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

07/17/2012

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Heat Impacts Twin Cities Homeless

The heat wave is impacting Minnesota’s homeless population. Shelters across the Twin Cities are at full capacity with people looking to cool off.

07/16/2012

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Minneapolis Apartment Fire Leaves 32 Homeless

It was just after 2 o’clock Friday morning when the shrill sound of smoke alarms pierced the overnight darkness.

03/09/2012

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Many Homeless People Turning To Cars For Shelter

On a cold winter night, Sandy Norton is reading herself to sleep. She’s wrapped in a blanket, in the front seat of her car. Norton is the face of the working poor.

02/23/2012

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Shave A Mullet? People Do ‘Whatever’ To Stop Homelessness

A new campaign hatched in Minneapolis is tapping into one of America’s most powerful demographics to help put an end to youth homelessness.

12/30/2011

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‘Project Homeless Connect’ Provides Help To Homeless

Hennepin County held its 12th annual Project Homeless Connect Monday. The event is a one stop shop for people who are either homeless or close to being homeless.

12/12/2011

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